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post #13 of (permalink) Old 05-05-2011, 05:45 PM
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Originally Posted by astrallite View Post
This is what happens when you sign a contract. This is capitalism, not socialism. There's no profit sharing.

Doesn't matter if you make your company $1 billion; if you signed up to make $5,000 then that's what you are going to make.

What about the retired actors and singers who are starving but companies are making $100s of millions using their likeliness, old movies, or music because they sold the rights away? That's capitalism. They don't get paid because they didn't negotiate properly.

Nobody "deserves" anything; just a fact of life in a capitalist society.
Even still, Dana gave out more money than my parent makes in 2 years to a bottomfeeder just for hitting a triangle choke.

Originally Posted by FactioNN View Post
Its embarrassing to see guys only get 4,000 dollars for a fight. And your right about hominick only making 2,000 dollars more then a guy who fights first and a guy who is in the co-main event. Im not sure how these guys survive on that money. I know sponsors and stuff but still.
Some of them work a real job.

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